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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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Following her sudden death in an airplane crash on Friday, Nancy Parker's husband posted a heartfelt tribute on his social media account.
Looks like “The Real” and Tamar Braxton are letting bygones be bygones.Loni Love, 48, a co-host of the syndicated talk show said she wanted to have Braxton on as a guest as the show gears up for its sixth...

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In Tanzania, it just might get harder for married men who cheat

Men in Dar es Salaam who step out on their wives in the country may find it more difficult thanks to a database proposed by a public official

Sneak Peak: T.I. unveils artwork honoring Nipsey Hussle at Atlanta’s Trap Music Museum in time for slain rapper’s 34th birthday

Several pieces of art pay homage to one of rap music's most prolific fallen soldiers within the Nipsey Hussle tribute now on display at the Trap Music Museum and Escape Room in Atlanta.

“Miracle Baby,” Phoenix Da’Vine celebrates first birthday

In April, Phoenix's mom, Monique Goldring, took her off life support at only 8-months-old, but Goldring's "miracle baby" survived, and is set to celebrate her first birthday on August 25,
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Black home buyer finds Ku Klux Klan application during showing of cop’s house

A Black couple in Holton, Mich. by the names of Rob and Reyna Mathis were ready to place an offer on a five-bedroom home, previously owned by a police officer, until they stumbled upon an official application for the Ku Klux Klan, along with other racist memorabilia.
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Photo goes viral of young Black kids praying before the first day of school

A photo showing three young children, two boys and one girl, praying before school, has...

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De’Aaron Fox becomes one of over a dozen players to back out of Team USA

Sacramento King point guard De'Aaron Fox will no longer join Team USA in their journey to win the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
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Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in tragic motorcycle accident

Former NFL player, Cedric Benson lost his life in a tragic accident as he was riding his motorcycle in Austin, Texas on Saturday night.
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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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NBA star Lonzo Ball shows off incredible tattoo sleeve featuring the best of Black history

New Orleans Pelicans star Lonzo Ball’s tattoo sleeve is hella impressive and includes some of the greatest icons of Black history.
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Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend rips Jay-Z for ‘disgusting’ partnership with NFL

While Colin Kaepernick has not been vocal about the deal between Jay-Z and the NFL, his girlfriend Nessa Diab is making her feelings clear and has no problem publicly criticizing the rapper

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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?